Lucinda Stewart joined OVP Venture Partners in 2001 and focuses on investments in the infrastructure software, wireless and digital media sectors. Her investments include AdmitOne Security, Applied Identity, Lucid Commerce, Talyst and Vantos. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of AdmitOne Security, Applied Identity, Lucid Commerce, Talyst and Vantos and is a Board Observer to Max-Viz.
Prior to joining OVP, Lucinda was part of the start-up team of a Welch, Carson, Anderson & Stowe-backed services company, National Surgery Centers (NSC), where she worked in market and business development analyzing markets for new center development, acquiring existing operations and working with individual centers to improve operational performance. During her tenure at NSC, the company became the largest independent owner and operator of surgery centers, went public and subsequently sold to HealthSouth for $590 million. After NSC, Lucinda joined the investment banking division at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in New York where she worked closely with software and services companies. In 1999 she entered the venture business at Frazier Healthcare and focused on services and software investments.
Lucinda received her BA in Political Science from the University of Puget Sound and her MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She is a board member of the Northwest Entrepreneur Network (NWEN) and the Evergreen Venture Capital Association and was recently named one of Seattleâ€™s 2007 â€œ40 Under 40â€ by the Puget Sound Business Journal.â€ She is married and has two sons. She enjoys skiing, hiking, soccer and running and biking, if her partner Chad has anything to do with it.